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Review: Norvasc and Lopressor

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Norvasc and Lopressor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 6,390 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Norvasc (latest outcomes from 80,465 users) has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Lopressor (latest outcomes from 18,519 users) has active ingredients of metoprolol tartrate. It is often used in high blood pressure.

On Oct, 29, 2014: 6,390 people who take Norvasc, Lopressor are studied

Norvasc, Lopressor outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Norvasc (amlodipine besylate)
- Lopressor (metoprolol tartrate)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Norvasc is effective0.00%
(0 of 8 people)
33.33%
(10 of 30 people)
25.00%
(5 of 20 people)
41.38%
(12 of 29 people)
38.10%
(16 of 42 people)
70.59%
(24 of 34 people)
45.45%
(5 of 11 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
Lopressor is effective9.09%
(1 of 11 people)
33.33%
(7 of 21 people)
41.18%
(7 of 17 people)
39.29%
(11 of 28 people)
36.17%
(17 of 47 people)
58.14%
(25 of 43 people)
70.00%
(7 of 10 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
DyspnoeaHeadachePneumoniaToxic Epidermal NecrolysisInsomniaOedema PeripheralMyocardial InfarctionPain
BradycardiaDyspnoeaDizzinessRenal ImpairmentHypertensionInjuryAnxietyAnxiety
HypotensionFatigueLoss Of ConsciousnessVentricular TachycardiaVentricular ExtrasystolesPainOsteonecrosisNausea
FatigueNauseaOrthostatic HypotensionHyperkalaemiaCoughHypoaesthesiaDepressionDyspnoea
Renal FailureAtrioventricular Block Second DegreeBradycardiaBradycardia NosNauseaAnxietySyncopeOedema Peripheral
DizzinessHeart Rate IncreasedAbdominal Pain UpperAnxietyFatigueMyocardial InfarctionDental CariesChest Pain
Oedema PeripheralPyrexiaAnxietyPalpitationsMyocardial InfarctionDiarrhoeaChest PainFatigue
TachycardiaPalpitationsInsomniaHypoproteinaemiaContusionDyspnoeaDiabetes MellitusAsthenia
PallorElectrolyte ImbalancePulmonary FibrosisDizzinessDecreased AppetiteDepressed MoodCoronary Artery DiseaseMyocardial Infarction
DehydrationHypotensionHepatic LesionAstheniaPneumoniaHypertensionParaesthesiaDizziness

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Norvasc is effective38.27%
(31 of 81 people)
43.62%
(41 of 94 people)
Lopressor is effective37.04%
(30 of 81 people)
46.88%
(45 of 96 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
PainPain
NauseaAnxiety
AnxietyDyspnoea
Chest PainNausea
DyspnoeaOedema Peripheral
Oedema PeripheralMyocardial Infarction
FatigueFatigue
DizzinessRenal Failure
AstheniaAsthenia
DiarrhoeaChest Pain

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Norvasc is effectiven/an/an/an/a18.52%
(5 of 27 people)
21.43%
(6 of 28 people)
30.19%
(16 of 53 people)
27.95%
(45 of 161 people)
Lopressor is effectiven/an/an/an/a29.63%
(8 of 27 people)
25.00%
(7 of 28 people)
31.37%
(16 of 51 people)
26.99%
(44 of 163 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Congenital Diaphragmatic HerniaRenal Failure AcuteSuicide AttemptNephrogenic Systemic FibrosisPainPainPainPain
Cleft Lip And PalateFallCardiogenic ShockSkin HypertrophyAnxietyAnxietyNauseaDyspnoea
Ventricular HypertrophyConstipationComaArthralgiaNephrogenic Systemic FibrosisChest PainMyocardial InfarctionAsthenia
Vascular PseudoaneurysmConfusional StateNauseaJoint Range Of Motion DecreasedDizzinessNauseaChest PainNausea
Drug Exposure During PregnancyVentricular HypertrophyOverdoseSkin IndurationEmotional DistressOedema PeripheralOedema PeripheralAnxiety
Heart Disease CongenitalFeeling AbnormalMetabolic AcidosisPainAstheniaInjuryAnxietyFatigue
Small For Dates BabyHallucination, VisualVentricular FibrillationPain In ExtremityFatigueCellulitisFatigueOedema Peripheral
Premature BabyTremorAnuriaSkin HyperpigmentationBlood Creatinine IncreasedDyspnoeaDyspnoeaDizziness
MicrotiaTachycardiaDrug ToxicityInjuryHypotensionBack PainPyrexiaDiarrhoea
Renin IncreasedSleep DisorderAlanine Aminotransferase IncreasedEmotional DistressSkin IndurationDepressionRenal FailureChest Pain

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Norvasc (amlodipine besylate) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Lopressor (metoprolol tartrate) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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